What Do Friends Do?

We organize fundraisers to support:

  • The Museum Pass Program
  • Adult Programs and Concerts
  • Children’s Programs and Concerts
  • The Library Collections
  • Copier and Printers


We provide education about library programs and services through numerous channels, including:

  • The Friends Newsletter
  • Local Publications
  • Community Calendars and Cable TV
  • Brochures and flyers

We supplement the following Library Collections:

  • CDs
  • Video/DVDs
  • Language Tapes/CDs
  • Audio Books
  • Art Prints

We administer the All Occasion Gift Program

  • Anniversary, birthday, memorial gifts



What are Friends For?

The Friends provide:

  • Sunday Afternoons at the Goodnow Series
  • Adult Programs and Concerts
  • Film Series
  • Author Series


Get Involved

Become a Member

The Friends of the Goodnow Library is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization that provides financial and volunteer support to the library.  We fund many of the library’s programs, including museum passes, young adult and children’s programs, author and music series and other important gifts to the library.  Fill out the membership form and return to:

The Friends of the Goodnow Library, 21 Concord Road, Sudbury, MA  01776



Put your talents to work.  Help with the book sales and sorting, prepare a batch of delicious cookies for the bake sale, work on publicity.  We need help with tasks big and small.  Fill out the volunteer section of the membership form and return to us.

The Friends of the Goodnow Library, 21 Concord Road, Sudbury, MA  01776

You can also find these forms at the Friends’ kiosk located near the library’s Main Circulation Desk.


Gift Program

You can make a gift to the library in someone’s honor or memory.  A gift to the library to purchase books is a lasting tribute that can be shared with many.

To make a gift, complete the Gift Program Form and return it to the reference desk.  The library will put a gift plate in the book(s) selected and will send an acknowledgement to the person.


Amazon Affiliate Program


The Friends of the Goodnow Library organization is an Amazon.com Affiliate.

What does this mean to YOU?  How does this support Goodnow Library?

It means that virtually any Amazon purchase made through this website will be credited to the Friends of the Goodnow Library.  Your shopping experience will be exactly the same, but a small commission on the items you purchase will be sent to the Friends.

This benefit will apply to ALL Amazon items, not just books.

This is a wonderful opportunity to support your library for free!


Contact Us

The Friends of the Goodnow Library

would love to hear from you!

Please connect with us through any of the following methods:

The Friends of the Goodnow Library

21 Concord Road

Sudbury, MA  01776



Facebook:  The Friends of the Goodnow Library